Issued: 0530hrs Tuesday 9th October 2018
Duty forecaster: Simon Keeling
Rain in eastern Spain and the Balearics, fine in much of central Europe
Dry with sunshine in the north and west of Portugal and Spain but showers, perhaps locally heavy and thundery in the south and east will extend east across into the Balearics and towards Corsica and Sardinia. Spells of sunshine for Italy and the Adriatic and while a few showers will crop up they will be mostly light. Sunny spells for Greece and Turkey but with a scattering of light showers. Heavy, possibly thundery showers in the south of France but much of France, together with the Low Countries, Germany and Poland will be dry with a good deal of sunshine. Austria, Switzerland and other central parts, across to the Black Sea coast will be dry too, with a fair bit of sunshine. Breezy across Norway, Sweden and Finland with some rain at times but Denmark and the Baltic States will stay dry with hazy sunshine. Temperatures hold at the low to mid 20s in central and southern areas, locally a shade warmer in the south of Portugal, Spain and Turkey but becoming cooler further north and rather cold in Northern Scandinavia.
A few showers over southern coasts of Spain and Portugal with rain into northwest Spain. Fair for most of Spain with lots of sunshine. Showery bursts of rain in the balearics. Unsettled with rain in Sardinia and Corsica. Italy will have a mix of sunshine and showers. fair for Greece with plenty of sunshine. Some showers affecting the south of Turkey.
Rain and some cloud in France, heavy in the west. The Low Countries and Germany should be dry with good spells of sunshine. Staying fine in Austria and Hungary with more sunshine. Scattered showers over the southern Alps.
Fine weather and breezy conditions for Denmark. Plenty of sunshine for the Baltic States and Finland. A fine day in Sweden with more sunshine. Scattered showers in northern Norway but good spells of sunshine in the south.